Death of James E. “Jimmy” Johnson

On behalf of the Officers and Compatriots of the West Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, we extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of James E. “Jimmy” Johnson who passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015. James E. “Jimmy” Johnson was a member of the SAR since 1973 and a member of the Greenbrier Valley Chapter of the West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution. He was a Past Vice President General of the SAR, a Past President of the West Virginia Society SAR (1985) and a Past President of the Greenbrier Valley Chapter. He was a recipient of the SAR Silver Good Citizenship Medal and the SAR Patriot Medal. He was an exceptional Compatriot! Continue reading

Death of Bill James Dunfee

On behalf of the Officers and Compatriots of the West Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, we extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Bill James Dunfee who passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015. Bill James Dunfee was a past WVSSAR Chancellor and a member of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter in Hungtington, WV. He actively participated in WVSSAR activities for more than 20 years. Continue reading

Richard D Brockway NSSAR Historian General

Richard  D Brockway NSSAR Historian General

Richard D Brockway NSSAR Historian General

The West Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution was honored to have one of its own appointed as National Historian General by  President General Brock and approved by the National Trustees at the recent Spring Leadership/Trustee Meeting in Louisville.  Richard D. Brockway of White Sulphur Springs, member of the Greenbrier Valley Chapter, was elected to fill the unexpired term as National Historian General.

WV History Day – Feb 19 2015

West Virginia History Day at the Legislature February 19, 2015
The Nineteenth Annual West Virginia History Day will be held on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at the West Virginia State Capitol Complex in the Capitol Rotunda. It will be held during the 1st session of the 82nd West Virginia Legislature. There will be many co-sponsors and display booths; event is open to the public.